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  1. Failure in the treatment of P. aeruginosa, due to its broad spectrum of resistance, has been associated with increased patient mortality. One alternative approach for infection control is quorum quenching which w...

    Authors: Masarra M. Sakr, Walid F. Elkhatib, Khaled M. Aboshanab, Eman M. Mantawy, Mahmoud A. Yassien and Nadia A. Hassouna

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:109

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  2. Ellagic acid glucoside was synthesized via transglucosylation using sucrose and glucansucrase derived from Leuconostoc mesenteroides B-512 FMCM. After such enzymatic synthesis, the product was purified by 50% eth...

    Authors: Hyejin Yu, Hana Jeong, Kwang-Yeol Yang, Jeong-Yong Cho, In Ki Hong and Seung-Hee Nam

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:108

    Content type: Original article

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  3. Sows undergo physiological stress during gestation and lactation, potentially leading to enteric dysbiosis and reduced reproductive potential. Phytogenic additives (PFs) may improve performance via their antio...

    Authors: Tanya L. Nowland, Dragana Stanley, Roy N. Kirkwood, Valeria A. Torok, Yadav S. Bajagai, Neil J. Gannon and Kate J. Plush

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:107

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  4. The association between intestinal flora and ulcerative colitis (UC) was studied in order to provide a basis and method for clinical treatment. Fresh fecal samples were collected from 30 active UC patients and...

    Authors: Yin-hua Tang, Hong-cheng Liu, Guang Song, Tian-tian Wu, Ying Zhao and Li-jun Shi

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:106

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  5. Nuts of the sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) are a widely appreciated traditional food in Europe. In recent years producers and consumers reported a drop of nut quality due to the presence of rot diseases caused ...

    Authors: Anna Maria Vettraino, Nicola Luchi, Domenico Rizzo, Alessia Lucia Pepori, Francesco Pecori and Alberto Santini

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:105

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  6. At present, antibiotic resistance is one of the most pressing issues in healthcare globally. The development of new medicine for clinical applications is significantly less than the emergence of multiple drug-...

    Authors: Noor Akbar, Zara Aslam, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, Muhammad Raza Shah and Naveed Ahmed Khan

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:104

    Content type: Original article

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  7. Concentrations of heavy metals continue to increase in soil environments as a result of both anthropogenic activities and natural processes. Cadmium (Cd) is one of the most toxic heavy metals and poses health ...

    Authors: Yunyan Du, Dawei Zhang, Dinggang Zhou, Lili Liu, Jinfeng Wu, Hongsong Chen, Decai Jin and Mingli Yan

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:103

    Content type: Original article

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  8. Streptococcus mutans is the primary etiological agent associated with cariogenic process. The present study aimed to investigate the antibacterial and anti-virulence activities of theaflavins (TFs) to Streptococc...

    Authors: Junhao Kong, Kai Xia, Xiaoqin Su, Xuan Zheng, Chunhua Diao, Xiufang Yang, Xiaobo Zuo, Jun Xu and Xinle Liang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:102

    Content type: Original article

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  9. Biological aerated filters (BAFs) have high filtration efficiency due to their tolerance of hydraulic and organic shocks are suitable for the treatment of complex and sanitary wastewater. In this study, for th...

    Authors: Mohammad Malakootian, Ali Toolabi and Saeed Hosseini

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:100

    Content type: Original article

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  10. In this study, a specific and simple method based on the dual priming oligonucleotide (DPO) system was developed to simultaneously detect transmissible gastroenteritis virus (TGEV), porcine epidemic diarrhea v...

    Authors: Guangbin Si, Jiawei Niu, Xia Zhou, Yongsheng Xie, Zhifei Chen, Gen Li, Ruiai Chen and Dongsheng He

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:99

    Content type: Original article

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  11. The experiment was conducted to compare the growth performance, rumen fermentation, nutrient digestibility, and ruminal and fecal bacterial community between yaks and cattle-yaks. Ten male yaks (36-month-old) ...

    Authors: Qindan Dai, Jian Ma, Guang Cao, Rui Hu, Yixiao Zhu, Guangyang Li, Huawei Zou, Zhisheng Wang, Quanhui Peng, Bai Xue and Lizhi Wang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:98

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  12. Sugarcane molasses are considered a potential source for bioethanol’s commercial production because of its availability and low market price. It contains high concentrations of fermentable sugars that can be d...

    Authors: Song Wang, Ran Tian, Buwei Liu, Hongcai Wang, Jun Liu, Chenghui Li, Mingyue Li, Smith Etareri Evivie and Bailiang Li

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:95

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  13. Carbohydrate-Active enZYme (CAZY) GH89 family enzymes catalyze the cleavage of terminal α-N-acetylglucosamine from glycans and glycoconjugates. Although structurally and mechanistically similar to the human lysos...

    Authors: Xiaohong Yang, Xiaoxiao Yang, Hai Yu, Lan Na, Tamashree Ghosh, John B. McArthur, Tsui-Fen Chou, Patricia Dickson and Xi Chen

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:94

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  14. The short-faced moles (Scaptochirus moschata) are unique Chinese mammal that live in burrows for life. They have complex ecological adaptation mechanisms to adapt to perennial underground life. Intestinal microbe...

    Authors: Lei Chen, Di Xu, Jing Zhu, Shen Wang, Mi Liu, Mengyao Sun, Geyang Wang, Lingyu Song, Xiaoyu Liu and Tianyu Xie

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:93

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  15. Regarding whole cottonseed (WCS), cottonseed meal (CSM), and cottonseed hull (CSH), in situ rumen incubation was applied to determine their nutrient and gossypol degradation characteristics and bacterial colon...

    Authors: Wei-Kang Wang, Yan-Lu Wang, Wen-Juan Li, Qi-Chao Wu, Kai-Lun Yang, Sheng-Li Li and Hong-Jian Yang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:91

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  16. Screening of gene-specific amplicons from metagenomes (S-GAM) is an efficient technique for the isolation of homologous genes from metagenomes. Using the S-GAM approach, we targeted multi-copper oxidase (MCO) ...

    Authors: Nobuya Itoh, Yuya Hayashi, Serina Honda, Yuna Yamamoto, Daichi Tanaka and Hiroshi Toda

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:90

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  17. The pollution of terrestrial and aquatic environments by petroleum contaminants, especially diesel fuel, is a persistent environmental threat requiring cost-effective and environmentally sensitive remediation ...

    Authors: Michael O. Eze, Grant C. Hose, Simon C. George and Rolf Daniel

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:89

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  18. The mammalian gut microbiome participates in almost all life processes in the host. In addition to diet, the breed is the main factor affecting changes in the swine gut microbiota. The composition of the gut m...

    Authors: Mingying Shao, Zhixin Wang, Yingzhi He, Zhen Tan and Jibin Zhang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:88

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  19. Fusarium wilt is a devastating disease which impacts watermelon production. Soil fumigation using dazomet followed by biological organic fertilizer was applied to suppress the Fusarium wilt disease. We propose th...

    Authors: Xu Zhang, Chao Xue, Dan Fang, Xiaohui He, Mengyu Wei, Chenjin Zhuo, Junyao Jin, Biao Shen, Rong Li, Ning Ling and Qirong Shen

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:87

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  20. Brisket disease (BD) is common among Holstein heifers in high-altitude environments, and this disease may result in serious economic loss. At present, no effective treatment is available for brisket disease. I...

    Authors: Kun Yao, Shuxiang Wang, Naren Gaowa, Shuai Huang, Shengli Li and Wei Shao

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:86

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  21. Considering the prevalence of resistance to antibiotics, the discovery of effective agents against resistant pathogens is of extreme urgency. Herein, 26 mecA-positive methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) isolat...

    Authors: Moj Khaleghi and Sadegh Khorrami

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:85

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  22. The oral infections were mainly caused by Streptococci and Staphylococcus aureus. Antibiotic therapies can eliminate these harmful bacteria. However, it can break beneficial microbes and lead to the persistence o...

    Authors: Guochao Jia, Xiaofeng Liu, Aimin Zhi, Jingjing Li, Yuanfeng Wu and Yao Zhang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:84

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  23. Dunaliella salina (D. salina) has been exploited as a novel expression system for the field of genetic engineering. However, owing to the low or inconsistent expression of target proteins, it has been greatly res...

    Authors: Lina Hu, Shuying Feng, Gaofeng Liang, Jingxia Du, Aifang Li and Chunling Niu

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:83

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  24. The current study was aimed at investigating the prevalence of the mutations upstream of the oprD coding region and its promoters among imipenem-resistant and sensitive Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from educat...

    Authors: Masoumeh Kiani, Akram Astani, Gilda Eslami, Mansoor Khaledi, Hamed Afkhami, Soodabeh Rostami, Mohadeseh Zarei, Nahid Rezaei Khozani and Hengameh Zandi

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:82

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  25. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Tianshu Lyu, Guangshuai Liu, Huanxin Zhang, Lidong Wang, Shengyang Zhou, Huashan Dou, Bo Pang, Weilai Sha and Honghai Zhang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:81

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    The original article was published in AMB Express 2018 8:123

  26. Degradation is the bottleneck in the utilization of crop straw. In this paper, we screened the microbial consortia degrading corn stover from straw degrading consortia MC1 (M), sheep feces (Y), and mixtures (Q...

    Authors: Jingjing Wang, Dan Zhu, Siqi Zhao, Song Xu, Rong Yang, Wei Zhao, Xiaoxia Zhang and Zhiyong Huang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:80

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  27. Application of a novel bioorganic fertilizer (BIO) has been effectively used to inhibit weeds in rice paddies. To identify changes in soil bacterial community and enzymes in response to BIO treatments, field e...

    Authors: Zuren Li, Jincai Han, Haodong Bai, Di Peng, Lifeng Wang and Lianyang Bai

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:79

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  28. Isolating relevant microorganisms is still a substantial challenge that limits the use of bacteria in the maintenance of human health. To confirm which media and which bacterial colony densities can enrich cer...

    Authors: Yanrong Gu, Dong Yan, Minna Wu, Min Li, Puze Li, Jingjing Wang, Yahan Chang, Fan Yang, Shaojun Di, Shijun Ni, Mengjie Yang and Jieyu Liu

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:78

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  29. This study aimed to investigate the effects of cofD gene knock-out on the synthesis of coenzyme F420 and production of methane in Methanobrevibacter ruminantium (M. ruminantium). The experiment successfully const...

    Authors: Jian Ma, Xueying Wang, Ting Zhou, Rui Hu, Huawei Zou, Zhisheng Wang, Cui Tan, Xiangfei Zhang, Quanhui Peng, Bai Xue and Lizhi Wang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:77

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  30. Finding new fodder resources with moderate to high nutritional value that are cheaper and available is one of the most challenges in livestock industries. Hence, the nutritive value of some tree leaves (quince...

    Authors: Mohsen Kazemi

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:76

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  31. Haloferax sp strain NRS1 (MT967913) was isolated from a solar saltern on the southern coast of the Red Sea, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The present study was designed for estimate the potential capacity of the Halofera...

    Authors: Hend M. Tag, Amna A. Saddiq, Monagi Alkinani and Nashwa Hagagy

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:75

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  32. Crop performance is seriously affected by high salt concentrations in soils. To develop improved seed pre-sowing treatment technologies, it is crucial to improve the salt tolerance of seed germination. Here, w...

    Authors: Heqin Li, Haiwang Yue, Li Li, Yu Liu, Haiyan Zhang, Jianhua Wang and Xuwen Jiang

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:74

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  33. Dental Caries is considered one of the most existing and worldwide common diseases related to the oral cavity affecting both children and adults. Streptococcus mutans is the main cariogenic microorganism involved...

    Authors: Sara Moataz Zayed, Mohammad Mabrouk Aboulwafa, Abdelgawad Mohamed Hashem and Sarra Ebrahim Saleh

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:73

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  34. An EsxA-encoding gene (esxA) was previously identified in the genome of the plant growth-promoting rhizobacterium Paenibacillus terrae strain NK3-4. The esxA was cloned and expressed in Pichia pastoris, after whi...

    Authors: Wen-qing Yu, Xin Wang, Yi-cong Tang, Feng-chao Yan, Wen-zhi Liu, Gui-ping Zheng and Dong-mei Yin

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:72

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  35. The increasing global perception of the importance of microbial inoculants to promote productivity and sustainability in agriculture prompts the adoption of bio-inputs by the farmers. The utilization of select...

    Authors: Marcos Vinicios Conceição Garcia, Marco Antonio Nogueira and Mariangela Hungria

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:71

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  36. Diarrhea can lead to mortality and delayed growth in pigs and is a major economic loss in the pig industry. In this study, we evaluated non-antimicrobial materials that can prevent diarrhea to infection by ent...

    Authors: Hiroki Matsumoto, Masashi Miyagawa, Yizhe Yin and Takayuki Oosumi

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:68

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  37. Iturin A with cyclic peptide and fatty acid chain isolated from Bacillus subtilis fermentation shows a variety of biological activities. Among them, the anticancer activity attracted much attention. However, the ...

    Authors: Haobin Zhao, Lu Yan, Ling Guo, Hui Sun, Qingsheng Huang, Dongyan Shao, Chunmei Jiang and Junling Shi

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:67

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  38. 4-Hydroxyisoleucine (4-HIL) is a promising drug for treating diabetes. In our previous study, 4-HIL was synthesized from self-produced L-isoleucine (Ile) in Corynebacterium glutamicum by expressing an Ile dioxyge...

    Authors: Xinping Yu, Feng Shi, Haiyan Liu, Shuyu Tan and Yongfu Li

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:66

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  39. The oxygenase activity of Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (Rubisco) converts ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate (RuBP) into 2-phosphoglycolate, which in turn channels into photorespiration, resulting in...

    Authors: Fan Yang, Junli Zhang, Zhen Cai, Jie Zhou and Yin Li

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:65

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    The Correction to this article has been published in AMB Express 2021 11:132

  40. Helicobacter pylori infection can cause a variety of gastrointestinal diseases. In severe cases, there is a risk of gastric cancer. Antibiotics are often used for clinical treatment of H. pylori infections. Howev...

    Authors: Dengyuan Xu, Shanshan Zhao, Jun Dou, Xiaofeng Xu, Yanyan Zhi and Liangzhu Wen

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:63

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  41. The human prolactin antagonist Δ1-11-G129R-hPRL is a 21.9 kDa recombinant protein with 188 amino acids that downregulates the proliferation of a variety of cells expressing prolactin receptors. Periplasmic expres...

    Authors: Miriam F. Suzuki, Larissa A. Almeida, Stephanie A. Pomin, Felipe D. Silva, Renan P. Freire, João E. Oliveira, Regina Affonso, Carlos R. J. Soares and Paolo Bartolini

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:62

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  42. The current study evaluated the anti-cancer properties of bio-functionalized silver nanoparticles fabricated by Juniperus chinensis leaf extracts. The nanoparticles were characterized by scanning electron microsc...

    Authors: Hassan Noorbazargan, Sobhan Amintehrani, Aghigh Dolatabadi, Ainaz Mashayekhi, Nazanin Khayam, Pooria Moulavi, Mohammad Naghizadeh, Amir Mirzaie, Fatmeh Mirzaei rad and Mahsa Kavousi

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:61

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  43. Salmonella, as a zoonotic pathogen, has attracted widespread attention worldwide, especially in the transmission between household pets and humans. Therefore, we investigated the epidemic distribution of dog Salm...

    Authors: Cheng Yang, Wangfeng Shao, Lingling Wei, Lingxiao Chen, Aihua Zhu and Zhiming Pan

    Citation: AMB Express 2021 11:60

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